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Technical description: cocus; 2|sections; german silver keys; 3|german silver ferrules; oval embouchure-hole; large R2 finger-hole.; Nominal pitch: E♭.; Type or system: 5 keys.; Keyhead type: cup.; Keymount type: knob.; L0: @I{B♭. L1: @I{T.L2: @I{T.L3: @I{T.L4: @I{G♯..R1: @I{T; C.R2: @I{T.R3: @I{T; F.R4: @I{D♯.; Usable pitch: sounding A₄ c|466|Hz.; Performance characteristics: range D₄|-|A₆ (sounding F₅|-|C₈); speaks with difficulty in low register and above F♯₆ (sounding A₇) in present condition.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped "R.J.|WARD & SONS / LIVERPOOL".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 256.; Sounding length: 210.; Bore: conical.